The 2021 Colorado legislative session has finally drawn to a close. After briefly convening on the usual January start date, the General Assembly recessed until mid-February in hopes that COVID-19 and the economy would stabilize. By adjournment on June 8, legislators were without masks and broadly in agreement on how to spend the $3.8 million coming to the state through the American Rescue Plan Act. As they do every year, the legislature introduced hundreds of bills.
Here is a summary of several of the most high-profile pieces of legislation this session, some of which passed, some were heavily amended and some were defeated during the process.
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